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Summary: George Orr is haunted by dreams that become reality. In a world where pollution has destroyed the ice caps and plagues rage unchecked, a psychiatrist sees Orr's power as a way for humanity to escape its bleak fate. But as each attempt to direct Orr's dreaming ends in failure, the doctor's obsession with playing God grows stronger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Educational Broadcasting Corporation 2000

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI LAT

Summary: In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2002

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TAL

Summary: A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AFR

Summary: Composer, conductor, genius, and mensch: Marvin Hamlisch earned four Grammys, four Emmys, three Oscars, three Golden Globes, a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize before his untimely death, making him one of only two PEGOT winners ever. Hit after hit--The way we were, Nobody does it better, and scores for The sting, Sophie's choice, and the Broadway juggernaut A chorus line, made him the go-to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAR

Summary: John James Audubon's story is dramatic and surprising. He was not born in America, but saw more of the North American continent than virtually anyone alive. His growing apprehension about the destruction of nature became his prophecy. As an artist and naturalist his achievements were monumental. John James Audubon: Drawn from Nature creates a meaningful portrait of Art and Science in the first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JOH

Summary: The documentary explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change, illuminating how comedy has tackled and poked fun at our political system, race relations, gender issues, and the prevailing American standards and taboos in everyday life. Melding performance, biography and history, it features interviews with over 90 comedians, writers, producers,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Educational Broadcasting Corp. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 792.23 MAK

Summary: Explore the life of Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, whose visionary buildings include St. Louis's Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan. Travel with his son as he showcases the architect's body of timeless work, which continues to inspire amongst renewed interest in 20th century architects and artists who exploded the constraints of the past to create a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EER

Summary: Guitar wizard, inventor, Les Paul tell his own rags-to-riches story. Includes interviews with B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Tony Bennett, Jeff Beck, Merle Haggard, Steve Miller and many more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2007

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC LES

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Summary: Experience the wildlife of the Okavango Delta, an oasis and lush paradise in Southern Africa that connects a wide array of creatures. Lions chase elephants, who chase hippos, who chase crocodiles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: "In the highly competitive, hot-house atmosphere of the Regency house party, marriage, money, and morals are all up for grabs. For nine sunny summer weeks, a group of eligible men and women take up residence in a magnificent English country estate to live exactly as they did two centuries ago - including the social hierarchy, the lavish lifestyle, the backroom intrigues, and the intricate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wall to Wall Television Ltd. 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV REG

Summary: The world of penguins: Presents the life of penguins and how they solve the problem of living in two worlds, in the sea where they spend most of their lives swimming and feeding, moving so gracefully, and their return to land each year to breed and to moult. A sea otter story: warm hearts and cold water: The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a haven for orphaned otter pups where the staff teaches these...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WAD

Summary: Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Casablanca

Summary: Profiles American photographer Dorothea Lange, who came to the the attention of the world with her photographs documenting the Great Depression, and achieved lasting fame in the post-War years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DOR

Summary: From the moment humans mounted horses 6,000 years ago, these magnificent animals helped shape the world by allowing mankind to explore, conquer, and flourish on horseback. Join anthropologist Niobe Thompson on a global journey to examine the evolution of horsepower, discover the mysterious origins of the incredible partnership, and witness the enduring love of 400 breeds of horses today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Eq

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3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EQU

Summary: A diverse landscape home to the greatest concentration of animals on Earth. Each episode is accompanied by a 10-minute featurette. With traditional African music by Emmy Award winner Barnaby Taylor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Enterprises 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 916.76 DVD Great 2010

Summary: For the last half of the 20th century, America was consumed by two struggles: the civil rights movement and the cold war. For 30 years, Hubert Humphrey stood at the center of both. And while he never reached his dream of being president, and in fact is most remembered for his 1968 loss to Richard Nixon, Humphrey left behind a legacy few presidents can match. In November of 1977, for the first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HUB

Summary: A look at the history and legends of ancient Ireland. Begins in 2000 B.C., when Stone Age farmers built some of the largest and most spectacular Neolithic monuments in Europe, and continues through 1167 A.D, when the Norman invasion placed Ireland under English control.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD Video 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV IN

Summary: A documentary of Japanese director Akira Kurosawa featuring his family, colleagues and critics from Japan and America commenting on the man and his films. Includes excerpts from many of his famous works.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KUR

Summary: Program 1: The End of the Earth: Shows the fierce, remote, and astonishingly beautiful part of the earth. Look into the face of the Katabatic, the downward sloping wind that decimates life and dictates the weather. Then look at icebergs at the edge of the sea, these vast platforms of ice are the source of life for seals, whales, krill, penguins and petrels, but they also have a life of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NAT

Summary: "Honeybees first appeared on earth around 80 million years ago, and from the beginning have played a key role in our survival. Most fruit trees and vegetable species are entirely dependent on bees to produce, and there is no commercially viable artificial replacement for natural pollination. In the past year up to 80% of the honeybees in the US have vanished. The massive die-offs, first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SIL

Summary: Reba McEntire sings the Broadway role of Nellie Forbush in the stage production of South Pacific accompanied by Broadway and Hollywood icons Brian Stokes Mitchell as the French planter Emile de Becque, and Alec Baldwin as wise-guy sailor Luther Bills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Entertainment Co. 2006

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SOU

Summary: Answers the age-old question of what women want and what men will do in the name of love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar Entertainment 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WHA

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Summary: An abridged production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera The Magic Flute for television.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Opera 2006

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA MAG

Summary: This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influential cities in the world. The final episode was created in response to the destruction of the World Trade Center.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NEW